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Rashida Beal
Rashida  Beal

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Germantown, Wis.

High School:
Germantown HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
Defender


12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

07/08/2015

72 Gophers Earn B1G Distinguished Scholar Award

Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.

10/09/2014

Stainbrook Leads Gophers to 3-1 Victory

Taylor Stainbrook scores two goals to help lift Minnesota over Nebraska

10/08/2014

The Underclassmen Takeover

One-year veterans and fresh faces steal the Minnesota soccer spotlight

09/08/2013

Gophers vs Ole Miss

Women's Soccer Action

02/06/2013

Rashida Beal

Rashida Beal

2016 | SENIOR SEASON 
Voted Most Valuable Defensive Player by team • Named NSCAA Second Team All-American • B1G Defender of the Year • named to All-Big Ten First Team • named to the All-Great Lakes Region First Team • selected as Academic All-American by CoSIDA • named Academic All-District by CoSIDA • starting defender in each game this season.

2015 | JUNIOR SEASON 
Listed as No. 18 on TopDrawerSoccer.com Women's Conference Top 20 • named to the NSCAA Scholar All-Region/Central • selected to the All-Great Lakes Region Second Team • named Academic All-Big Ten • starting defender in each game during the season • played in the W-League with the Seattle Sounders.

2014 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Started as a defender in each game this season • credited with first season and career assist to during the victory over Nebraska • notched one shot on goal during the 1-0 victory over Marquette.

2013 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Played in 16 games • played defense in three of the four conference shutouts • made an appearance in the Gophers Big Ten Conference Tournament game versus Nebraska • made her road game debut in the Gophers victory over Iowa State • first home appearance was during the season opener against Toledo.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
All-Conference 2011 • All-Area Second Team 2011 • All-State: Best of the Rest 2011 • voted team's Defensive MVP 2011 • two-time letterwinner • also a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society • played for North Shore United • two-time WI State Club Champion (2010, 2012) • four-time WI State Cup Finalists (2011-2013) • 2012 Region 2 Finalists • National League Competitors 2012-13 • ranked No. 1 in state for four years.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Christine and Lamont Beal • has five siblings (Dante, Tremane, Ashley, Abbey, Zahn) • born Nov. 18, 1994 • majoring in Psychology.

Rashida Beal's Career Statistics
Season GP G A PTS SH SOG
2016 23 0 0 0 1 0
2015 22 0 0 0 0 0
2014 20 0 1 1 1 1
2013 16 0 0 0 1 1
Career Totals 81 0 1 1 3 2

MORE HEADLINES

Heslin, Peterson Named 2018 Captains

Heslin, Peterson Named 2018 Captains

12/8/2017 - W. Soccer

Head Coach Stefanie Golan announced that 2018 seniors Emily Heslin and Emily Peterson will lead the Maroon and Gold.

B1G Recognizes 95 Gophers For Academics

B1G Recognizes 95 Gophers For Academics

12/6/2017 - W. Soccer

Ninety-five University of Minnesota student-athletes have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors, announced Wednesday by the conference office.

Pair of Gophers Earn Regional Honors

Pair of Gophers Earn Regional Honors

11/29/2017 - W. Soccer

The United Soccer Coaches named a pair of University of Minnesota soccer players to the All-Midwest Region Teams yesterday.

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